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Couples' and family therapy by family guidance clinic

  • Service
  • Helsinki
  • Public service

Couples' therapy is intended for families with children that have issues concerning the relationship of the parents.

The purpose of the work is to find out the situation of the relationship and treating it with psychotherapeutic methods. In practice, the work may include assessments, guidance and psychotherapeutic support or more long-term couple's therapy.

For example, problems can be the relationship crisis during different development phases of the family, interaction and communication problems in the relationship, infidelity and possible separation and issues of reconstituted family.

You can apply for service via the Social guidance for families with children, tel. 09 3101 5454 on weekdays 9–12, and the electronic ‘Need help?’ button, which you can find on the page The Swedish telephone service is on Mondays 9–12.

The services are free of charge for the customers.

To whom and on what terms

Families with children that have issues concerning the relationship between the parents.

The service is only for citizens of Helsinki.

Basic information

The service is provided byCity of Helsinki
Responsible for the serviceCity of Helsinki
Area Helsinki
Available languagesFinnish, Swedish
Text edited by: City of Helsinki
Updated: 12/1/2021